Slow Cookers vs. Pressure Cookers - Sears
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Advantages of a Slow Cooker
- Better meat dishes - The slow, hours long process helps meat retain moisture, flavor and an amazing, tender texture.
- More flavor in your foods - Due to the long cooking time, you will enjoy a better distribution of flavors through various recipes.
- All day cooking - The long cooking process means you can set your meal up before leaving for the day and come home to a fully cooked meal.
Disadvantages of a Slow Cooker
- Time involved - Slow cookers take a long time to cook a meal, typically at least 3 to 4 hours.
- Space constraint - They take up place on the countertop which can be a problem when space is at a premium.
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Advantages of a Pressure Cooker
- Quick meals - Pressure cookers are 70% faster than other traditional methods of cooking which means you can get to the tastiness quicker.
- Versatile modes - A pressure cooker can be used for a wide variety of purposes, from a steamer to a sauce pan.
- Less space - They take up very little room and can be easily accommodated in your kitchen area.
Disadvantages of a Pressure Cooker
- Maintenance - The appliance has to be cleaned thoroughly after every use and debris must be removed from the gasket. The sealing ring needs to be replaced once a year if it is damaged.
- Meat and stews - Roasts and recipes like stews that need time to cook won't retain the moisture and flavor in a pressure cooker that is desired.
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